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Distracted as a mother

Distracted As A Mother

I have probably started typing this blog entry about six or seven times now, and I’m still sitting here staring at a blank page. It’s not that the ideas haven’t been flowing, because they surely have. I think at this point, I have about ten different “topics” that I’ve started to try and formulate into […]

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simplify your self-care

Simplify Your Self-Care

I told a massage therapist today that I haven’t had a lot of time for self-care because I have a three-year old and a ten month old. She laughed and said on my behalf, “Self-care? WHAT’S THAT?!” It’s a buzz word. All the mom blogs say we need to make time for self-care. There are […]

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guilty pleasure

Guilty Pleasure

Guilty Pleasure: (noun) Something, such as a movie, television, program, or piece of music, that one enjoys despite feeling that it is not generally held in high regard.  Over the past six months or so, I have been on a journey of learning about self-care. AKA: taking care of ME! Since becoming a mom nearly five […]

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Breast Health

When I think of breast cancer I feel mixed emotions, it is a combination of anger, frustration, sadness, and the desire to help others heal.  I have had family members and friends who have battled with breast cancer – it has taken too many lives and shaken up too many worlds.  There is a lot […]

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Time Out,Mom!

Time Out, Mom!

I am part of several “mom” groups on facebook and the consistent theme I keep hearing is how exhausted everyone is.  Between playgroups, toilet training, carpool, making breakfast, lunch, dinner, cleaning, nursing, keeping teenagers alive, volunteering, working…(do I really need to continue this list) we assume our exhaustion is normal.  I mean who wouldn’t feel […]

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